South Valleys Library celebrates 10 years Saturday

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The South Valleys Library had its grand opening 10 years ago, on May 14, 2003.  It was the first new library built in Washoe County in nearly 30 years.  With spectacular views and a striking yellow exterior, it has become a “destination library for everyone! “It has been such a pleasure […]

Baseball and a birthday at the Washoe County Library in May

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Have you checked out your local library lately? Archie makes an appearance, and the South Valleys Library turns 10. This is all in addition to the computers, Story Times, meeting rooms, programs, online resources, music and DVDs, and don’t forget we have lots of electronic and print books! Come share stories, […]

County Commissioners seek applicants for Library Board of Trustees

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE The Board of Washoe County Commissioners is currently seeking applications to fill one position on the Library Board of Trustees.  The application deadline is May 6. The Library Board of Trustees appoints the library director and evaluates his or her performance, helps set library goals and objectives, approves policies, monitors the […]

Celebrate National Library Week at the Washoe County Library, April 14-20

Washoe County Library. Image from Flickr, RenoTahoe:

Washoe County Commissioners Proclaimed April 14-20 as National Library Week at their April 9th meeting. The Proclamation was received by Arnie Maurins, Washoe County Library System Director, and Craig Franden, from the Law Library, as part of the Second Judicial District Court. “Communities Matter @ Your Library®” is the theme of this year’s National Library […]

Local libraries remain open on Easter


WASHOE COUNTY NEVADA NEWS RELEASE – The Downtown Reno and the Spanish Springs libraries will be open during regular business hours on Easter Sunday, March 31.

Governor Bob Miller to sign his “Son of a Gambling Man” at Barnes & Noble


SON OF A GAMBLING MAN NEWS RELEASE – When Bob Miller arrived in Las Vegas as a boy, it was a small, dusty city, a far cry from the glamorous, exciting place it is today. Driving the family car was his father Ross Miller, a tough guy—though a good family man—who had operated on both sides of […]

Spanish Springs Library hours changing

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Beginning Tuesday, April 16, the Spanish Springs Library at 7100 A Pyramid Lake Highway in Sparks will be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Under the current Tuesday schedule of noon to 8 p.m., the 7-8 p.m. hour consistently has fewer patrons than the 11 a.m. – noon […]

Reynolds School of Journalism to host New York Times bestselling author

Peter Ames Carlin

RSJ NEWS RELEASE The Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno will welcome New York Times bestselling author Peter Ames Carlin to the Joe Crowley Student Union Thursday, March 7, at 3 p.m. Carlin, an acclaimed music writer, will present a free lecture titled, “Writing about Music and Musicians.” He will also […]

Local author guides the way for aspiring athletes

MIKE GABOR NEWS RELEASE Did your New Year’s resolutions include getting fitter, losing weight or competing in a race? Already wondering how you’re going to do it? In his book, “Training the Average Person to be an Extraordinary Athlete,” local author Mike Gabor shows you how. Gabor, a resident of Stateline, boasts an accomplished career […]

Grand opening of new Friends of Washoe County Library bookstore continues

WASHOE COUNTY NEWS RELEASE Booksale Bonanza is now the Read Again Bookstore and has moved to a new location! The sale continues on Friday, Jan. 25, and will be open through Sunday, Jan. 27, at our new location in the Reno Town Mall next to the Sierra View Library (4001 South Virginia St.). The event […]

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